In order to place someone under arrest, police officers need to have probable cause. This means that you cannot be arrested unless officers have a level of suspicion based on objective evidence that makes it reasonable to suspect you have probably committed a crime or are about to commit a crime.
On behalf of Courtney & Molter, S.C. As Milwaukee County has stepped up its police presence and patrols against drunk driving, more people may be defending themselves against these types of charges. One man in particular recently found himself facing two OWI citations in the same day.
Two Milwaukee men have been charged with felony murder in relation to a Jan. 29 robbery in the 5300 block of N. 58th Street. According to reports, two 19-year-old males and a 20-year-old male allegedly conspired to rob a beer truck. It appears that the men came up with the plan to rob the truck… Read More »
A Milwaukee couple is facing criminal charges after being arrested on Feb. 26. According to reports, the 21-year-old woman and the 26-year-old man were allegedly forging prescriptions in attempt to get OxyContin, a prescription painkiller similar to heroin that is known for being abused by addicts. The two were arrested in Menomonee Falls after a… Read More »
When it comes to drunk driving, police have no tolerance for those who break the law. This is a serious crime that can lead to accidents resulting in death or injuries to those involved. A 36-year-old woman from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, was charged with endangering the life of a child and aggravated driving under the influence… Read More »
Gambling machines in the Milwaukee area are being scammed by some of their patrons, but prosecuting the scammers is difficult. The gambling machines are illegal in Wisconsin, and in some situations the theft is going unpunished. Patrons usually scam the gambling machines in one of two ways. They either collect winnings from the bar after… Read More »
Milwaukee law enforcement officers took a 40-year-old man into custody after he was allegedly drinking and driving on Oct. 29 and driving at speeds of up to 109 m.p.h. The arrest was the 1,000th repeat offender for an OWI offense since 2010. Authorities reported that an officer saw a car headed the wrong way on… Read More »
A 19-year-old Wisconsin woman accused of selling illegal drugs faces up to 65 years in prison if convicted of all the drug charges she is facing. The woman was bound over for arraignment in September in Douglas County Circuit Court after waiving a preliminary hearing.